What can you use to boot ps2 games off of usb?

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by Subzero100, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. Subzero100

    Subzero100 GBAtemp Regular

    Jun 5, 2012
    United States
    I recently installed some games to my drive, and only some of them seemed to work properly or at all. I was using usb advance for some, and then i tried opl which was supposed to be better. It was looking like it was going to load a games flashing all kinds of lights, but then just stopped at a white screen.
  2. Foxi4

    Foxi4 On the hunt...

    pip Reporter
    Sep 13, 2009
    Gaming Grotto
    Different builds of OPL have varied levels of compatibility, but all in all USB loading is a terrible way to boot your PS2 games, the compatibility is awful. If you have the Classic model, you should get yourself a Network Adapter and a compatible HDD - this will give you the best backup loading compatibility and the best performance. If you have a slim and the prospect of soldering an IDE modification to it sounds like risky business, you should definitely opt for SMB network loading - the PS2's Ethernet port is far superior to its 1.1 USB and has far superior compatibility.